Volkmar Heinrich

Volkmar Heinrich

Position Title
Associate Professor

Unit
Biomedical Engineering

2323 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility
Bio

Dr. Heinrich’s research contributes to a deeper and more quantitative understanding of how a healthy organism—and the immune system in particular—functions, and how it fails in disease, realizing that a truly personalized precision medicine must be able to anticipate each patient’s idiosyncratic responses to possible drug designs and treatment regimens. The Heinrich Lab uses innovative single-cell and single-molecule approaches and an integrative experimental/theoretical strategy to uncover the mechanisms underlying immune-cell interactions with pathogens, cancer metastasis and other vital processes on the nano- to microscale.

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